Role details

Front-End Developer - London (Publishing / Media)

West End   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Front-End Developer - HTML5, CSS, JavaScript - London
  • HTML5, CSS, JavaScript - Web Developer - London

About Our Client

A leading magazine publisher of some of the worlds best known titles based in central London

Job Description

The role encompasses developing and delivering high quality front end code for both new and existing high profile / high traffic websites

The Front End Web Developer will be a key player in assisting the Digital Development Team working alongside out Front End Lead Engineer to deliver long term business objectives of the client's online offerings.

This includes delivering regular commercially driven work to a high standard

Main Task & Responsibilities:

  • To support ongoing development, change and improvement of existing and new websites
  • To be the team's expert and champion for all things technical, proactively contributing to improving the output of the Digital Development Team
  • To produce the best possible front end code within the timeframes of the projects assigned
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of web sites and systems applicable to the business and to pro-actively recommend and deliver updates and changes as appropriate
  • To help the team improve their front end development processes and procedures
  • To ensure timely and cost effective delivery of content and projects to our users
  • To fix bugs and work through stories as part of BAU work

The Successful Applicant

Role Specification:

  • Proven experience of developing and building websites using standards compliant HTML and CSS
  • Previous experience working in a team of 3 minimum that includes Dev/QA/UAT/Ad Ops and Web OPs team members
  • Demonstrable experience developing against accessibility and usability guidelines
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external working relationships
  • Highly organised, methodical, logical and a self-motivator with positive 'can do' attitude and good team spirit
  • A great proactive and results driven attitude who works well under pressure to deliver quality code within strict deadlines
  • Strong technical background and a proven ability to work with non-technical business staff alongside a willingness to learn new technologies

Skill Set:

  • Good knowledge & experience with SASS/Compass/Susy/Grunt
  • Understanding and experience with PHP
  • Good experience of CMS including template development (ideally Expression Engine and Wordpress)
  • Very strong HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Thorough knowledge of W3C standards
  • Strong cross browser compatibility skills (Not css hacks)
  • Experience working with a large team and a GitHub (or similar) code repository workflow
  • Experience of working with a LAMP environment
  • Bash/Linux

Bonus Skills

  • Front end MVC frameworks (React, Backbone, Knockout etc)
  • Node JS
  • Front end templating (Mustache, handlebars)
  • Jira/Confluence
  • Browserify

What's on Offer

Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits

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